MGT123 Introduction to Business (3-0-3)
This introductory course gives students a broad overview
of the contemporary world of business. It reviews social,
economic, legal, and political forces of the global economy
that influence a business manager's role and decisions.
Topics include fundamentals of business and
economics, business ethics/social responsibility,
competing in global markets, forms of business ownership,
starting and growing a business, management, marketing
(product, distribution, promotion, and pricing strategies),
and managing technology and information.
MGT126 Disney Human Resource Mgt (3-0-3)
The Disney Human Resource Management course explores the
human resource management function in a corporate setting
and focuses on the development of leadership and management
skills. Topics include the selection process, employment
law, labor relations, compensation, performance development,
corporate training and maintaining effective environments.
It is designed to familiarize participants with current
human resource practices and laws that apply to their
careers, regardless of their field.
MGT127 Human Resource Management (3-0-3)
This course focuses on contemporary theory and
practices relating to the management of people. Topics
covered include meeting human resource challenges,
managing work flows, conducting job analysis, understanding
equal opportunity and the legal environment, managing
diversity, recruiting/selecting employees, managing
separations and downsizing, managing performance, and
training. In addition, the course reviews managing
compensation, rewarding performance, designing and
administering benefits, developing employee relations, and
MGT129 Labor Relations (3-0-3)
This course provides the opportunity to explore,
understand and appreciate the fundamental principles
and concepts of labor/management relations. It surveys
the historical, legal and structural environments that
influence contractual issues and labor relations
behavior. Negotiation, administration and major
contents of the labor agreement are closely examined.
A mock negotiation of a labor/management agreement
MGT135 International Business (3-0-3)
This course will provide a survey of the interrelationships
of world business operations; an introduction to current
conceptual perspectives; cultural, educational, political
and economic constraints; the international financial and
trade frameworks; and the problems and challenges facing
the transnational corporation.
PR: MGT 123
MGT213 Principles of Management (3-0-3)
This course provides an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and communicating. Topics include managing yourself to get things done; creative problem-solving; becoming an ethical manager; motivating for performance; developing people with coaching and feedback; handling difficult conversations and conflict, and negotiation; diversity management; and leading positive change.
CR: MGT 123
MGT215 Sales and Service (3-0-3)
This course focuses on the development and demonstration of effective sales presentation techniques. Each step in the selling process (the pre-approach, the approach and presentation, the closing and follow-up) will be analyzed, discussed, and applied. Managing the customer relationship is a central theme of the course. Additional topics include the importance of customer service, understanding consumer behavior, techniques for handling difficult customers, and developing and maintaining long-term relationships with profitable customers.
CR: MKT 223
MGT221 Managerial Finance (3-0-3)
This course provides an overview of the principles and
quantitative techniques used in financial management. In
addition, the course examines the role of the financial
manager. Topics include time value of money, measures of
risk, models for pricing bonds and stocks, financial
analysis, capital structure, cost of capital, capital
budgeting, and working capital management. Finally, the
course introduces financial problem-solving using Microsoft
Excel or other computer spreadsheet programs.
PR: ACC 121 or 123, CIS 102 or higher and MAT 128 or higher
MGT230 Strategic Management (3-0-3)
This strategic management course covers mission, goal,
strategy formulation, strategy implementation and strategy
evaluation. Various strategic techniques are introduced
including industry analysis, analysis of the competitive
environment, key success factors, strategic scenario
analysis and SWOT analysis. Additional topics covered
include strategic thinking, competitive advantage, vertical
and horizontal integration, and planning horizon in a global
PR: MGT 135
MGT242 Entrepreneurship (3-0-3)
This course gives students a comprehensive overview of the
management of small and entrepreneurial ventures. Topics
covered include pursuing franchising and existing business
opportunities, creating a business plan, exploring target
markets, developing the right marketing mix, pricing and
credit strategies, selling, and effective customer service.
In addition, the course also reviews understanding and
managing start-up, fixed and variable costs, managing risk,
operating for success, location, facilities and layout,
human resources and management, leadership, and ethical
PR/CR: MGT 123
MGT250 Business Internship (1-0-3)
This course provides the opportunity to explore and gain experience in a career area related to business. Textbook theory and classroom experience is enhanced while working in a supervised professional setting. The field study will incorporate business or business related assignments. All field work will be supplemented by scheduled meetings with the instructor. The course requires 120 hours of field work. Grading is on a pass/fail basis.
PR: Business major, completion of 30 credit hours, minimum overall GPA of 2.5, and permission of the Division.
MGT251 Disney Co-Operative (0-0-6)
The Disney Co-Operative internship uses a directed
working and learning experience to expand knowledge
of successful organizational practices. This co-op is
designed to meet a participant's need for an integrated
experiential program that provides transferable
knowledge and skills to all participants. Students work an
average of 35 hours a week at Walt Disney World during the
fall or spring semester.
NOTE: The student is responsible for maknig the necessary
transportation arrangements to Walt Disney World or
PR: 2.0 GPA and Permission of Division